Nora Heroum

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Nora Heroum
Personal information
Full nameNora Heroum [1]
Date of birth (1994-07-20) 20 July 1994 (age 24)
Place of birth Finland
Height 173 cm (5 ft 8 in) [1]
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Milan
Number 11
Youth career
 –2009 FC Viikingit
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2010–2012 HJK 57 (8)
2013 FC Honka 22 (3)
2014 Åland United 23 (4)
2015–2017 Fortuna Hjørring
2017–2018 Brescia 21 (3)
2018- Milan 14 (0)
National team
2012– Finland 54 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of 20 November 2018 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 15:25, 10 February 2018 (UTC)

Nora Heroum (born 20 July 1994) is a Finnish footballer who plays as a midfielder for Italian Serie A club A.C. Milan and the Finland national team. She previously played for HJK, FC Honka and Åland United of the Finnish Naisten Liiga, [2] as well as for Danish club Fortuna Hjørring.

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Heroum played her first international for Finland women's national team on 27 May 2012 against Belgium. She was a member of the Finnish squad at the 2013 UEFA Women's Championship. [3] Aged 18 she was one of the youngest players at the competition and had to withdraw from the 2013 UEFA Women's U-19 Championship in order to participate.

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Although she was born and raised in Finland, Heroum's father is originally from Morocco. Her brother Samir is also a footballer. [4]

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References

  1. 1 2 "List of Players - Finland" (PDF). FIFA. 4 August 2014. Retrieved 31 August 2014.
  2. Nora Heroum player profile on FC Honka Official Homepage Retrieved 10 July 2013.
  3. Finnish Football Association Retrieved 10 July 2013.
  4. "Nora Heroum – marokkolaispiirteinen iloluonne" (in Finnish). Football Association of Finland. 7 July 2013. Retrieved 21 July 2013.
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